technicality

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noun tech·ni·cal·i·ty \ˌtek-nə-ˈka-lə-tē\

Definition of technicality

plural

technicalities

  1. 1 :  something technical; especially :  a detail meaningful only to a specialist <a legal technicality>

  2. 2 :  the quality or state of being technical

Examples of technicality in a sentence

  1. These cases were dropped because of legal technicalities.

1776

First Known Use of technicality

1776


TECHNICALITY Defined for English Language Learners

technicality

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noun tech·ni·cal·i·ty \ˌtek-nə-ˈka-lə-tē\

Definition of technicality for English Language Learners

  • : a small detail in a rule, law, etc., and especially one that forces an unwanted or unexpected result

  • : something that is understood by experts but usually not by other people


TECHNICALITY Defined for Kids

technicality

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noun tech·ni·cal·i·ty \ˌtek-nə-ˈka-lə-tē\

Definition of technicality for Students

plural

technicalities

  1. :  something that is understood only by a person with special training <a legal technicality>


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